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As Greater Boston's community foundation, the Boston Foundation is focused on the myriad of factors which make our city unique and successful. With an emphasis on strengthening this region's competitiveness in the global economy, the Foundation works with many partners to publish cutting edge research, hold public forums, and convene task forces of experts and stakeholders to create action agendas for real change.

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Building a Stronger and More Diverse Arts Sector

A new report by Barbara Schaffer Bacon and Pam Korza of Animating Democracy, and commissioned by TBF, finds the Live Arts Boston program having strong positive impacts on the arts ecosystem, expanding access and visibility, particularly for artists of color.

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Boston's Childcare Supply Crisis: What a Pandemic Reveals

The Boston Opportunity Agenda updates its annual look at the state of early education in Boston, and finds the COVID-19 pandemic has put even greater strain on the sector, reducing the number of available seats and putting current care and the future economic recovery at risk.

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TBF News: Summer 2020

A powerful conversation on the ways we devalue Black lives, and important work on housing and equity took center stage during a busy time for the Foundation.

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